2nd November 2012
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On the face of it, Sticky Notifications is a very simple application. It allows you to create your own "Sticky" notifications in Mountain Lion, or in Lion (using Growl). Want a quick reminder on screen, Just click on the menubar icon or use a keyboard shortcut to create it in a flash.
Sticky Notifications also has integration with many other aspects of your Mac such as Automator and System Services, as well a full URL scheme to enable integration with Alfred and Launchbar
This full tutorial includes sections on:
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|Using Sticky Notifications||[2m 14s]|
|Configuring Sticky Notifications||[3m 58s]|
|Automator Integration||[5m 21s]|
|System Service Integration||[1m 59s]|
|URL Scheme||[3m 21s]|
|Custom Searches||[2m 29s]|
Allison Sheridan takes us through two of her favourite utilities - Command-C and PDF Tookit+
Command-C is a great utility that allows you to transfer the contents of your clipboard between your Mac and iOS devices both ways.
PDF ToolKit + allows you to manipulate PDFs easily and quickly - remove pages, extract images and compress your PDFs to allow for smaller file sizes.
So many iCloud sync services to choose from - iCloud, Dropbox, OneDrive, Box, Google Drive and many, many more.
All these services rely on a central server infrastructure and all require you to pay for extra storage or bandwidth.
What if you could remove the need for centralised servers, sync unlimited files across multiple platforms securely and best of all, have all this at no cost?
Well you can with BitTorrent Sync!
Spotlight is great, but it could be better!
Enter HoudahSpot 4 - the ultimate search utility for the Mac.
Now re-written from the ground up, HoudahSpot is even faster and more fully featured than previous versions.
Two applications to cover this week.
Chrome Remote Desktop - A free cross platform way to access Macs via your Chrome browser - either locally or remotely.
4K Downloader - A simple way to download 4K (or any other resolution) from YouTube or Vimeo.
Three of our favourite apps have had recent updates - PDFpen, Reeder & Evernote
This week's show brings you up to speed on updates to these three excellent applications.
Path Finder is a file manager and potential Finder replacement.
Acknowledged as a heavy weight in the field of Mac utilities, its reputation is further enhanced with the introduction of Path Finder v7, and the inclusion of many new features.
MoneyWell is one of the most respected personal finance applications for the Mac.
Using a unique approach of using "buckets" for your various budgets, it allows to to easily keep track of income and expenditure, ensuring you remain on budget.
Sticky Notifications tutorial is also available to watch in Issue 5 of the ScreenCastsOnline Monthly
This issue is available for individual purchase as a back issue in the ScreenCastsOnline Monthly Magazine iPad App